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Swalwell named to party leadership post

Pleasanton's Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) was appointed last week to a key leadership post within his party, as Democrat...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Map, on Dec 11, 2016 at 9:35 am | 7 comments | 1806 Views

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City ends 2015/16 fiscal year with $4.4 million surplus

The Pleasanton City Council adopted a resolution Tuesday night to accept its 2015/16 fiscal year operating budget that shows...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Dec 10, 2016 at 8:24 pm | 9 comments | 2610 Views

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What a parade!

Kudos to Brian Dutchover and Michelle Dunaway for their year-long effort to make sure last Saturday's Holiday Parade was...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by Bill T, on Dec 9, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 2 comments | 1268 Views

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Fairgrounds horse track, stables closing for winter

The Alameda County Agricultural Fair Association has decided to close down its horse training operation for the winter beginning...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by Cassy Tschanz, on Dec 9, 2016 at 1:24 pm | 10 comments | 2452 Views

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Water bill

I have been trying to pay my water bill since Thursday online. All I get is a notice the site is under maintenance. Anyone...

Original post made by Beverly on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by Long Time Pleasanton Resident, on Dec 9, 2016 at 10:17 am | 4 comments | 1154 Views

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Remembering Pearl Harbor today, 75th anniversary of attack

Pleasanton's new and majestic Veterans Memorial atop the hill at Pioneer Cemetery was dedicated last month in time to be...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by Elderly, on Dec 8, 2016 at 9:00 am | 10 comments | 1821 Views

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Chic-A-Fill

The Drive-Thru should either be closed, or the parking spots in front of the fast food joint should become a Drive-Thru lane,...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Flightops, on Dec 6, 2016 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 557 Views

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what a mess-thanks Chik fil a

Who in their right might gave the okay for chick fil a (or however you spell it) to open in the location next to smart and...

Original post made by T. Rumpo on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by SHale, on Dec 5, 2016 at 7:57 pm | 7 comments | 1987 Views

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Congrats to Costco

The people have spoken, and they want Costco. There is no need to fret about increased traffic, or that your $1.50 hot dog...

Original post made by Get the Facts on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by SHale, on Dec 5, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 55 comments | 2321 Views

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Thousands turn out for parade, tree lighting in downtown Pleasanton

Thousands lined Main Street sidewalks and outdoor eateries Saturday night for a festive holiday parade, followed by the annual...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by BillW, on Dec 5, 2016 at 4:14 pm | 3 comments | 1385 Views

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Parade opens holiday season at 5 p.m. today on Main Street

Pleasanton's annual Hometown Holiday parade and tree-lighting ceremony will be held starting at 5 p.m. today on Main Street. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by Bill T, on Dec 5, 2016 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 2372 Views

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'A Rocky Mountain Christmas' at Firehouse Arts Center today

Jim Curry will present his salute to John Denver at two shows at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.Sunday at the Firehouse Arts Center. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by Rick , on Dec 5, 2016 at 6:28 am | 1 comment | 1350 Views

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Tassajara Road will re-open Dec. 16 after paving delayed by November rain

The opening of a portion of Tassajara Road in Dublin and Camino Tassajara Road in Contra Costa County that was closed in...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2016
Last comment by Graftandcorruption, on Dec 3, 2016 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 2099 Views

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Giants shortstop, Foothill grad Brandon Crawford gives back to local schools

San Francisco Giants shortstop and Foothill High School graduate Brandon Crawford, along with Wells Fargo, recently awarded...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2016
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Dec 2, 2016 at 9:12 pm | 3 comments | 8268 Views

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Pleasanton school district enrollment declines

Compared with the 2011-12 school year, student enrollment has declined in Pleasanton Unified School District from 14,873...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by Wilma, on Dec 2, 2016 at 6:07 pm | 27 comments | 4665 Views

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Traffic calming fever in Pleasanton

There's a new lexicon for traffic engineers in Pleasanton: It's traffic calming. Read the full story here http://pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/11/18/traffic-calming-fever-in-ple...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by LaxDad3, on Nov 30, 2016 at 12:40 pm | 26 comments | 5020 Views

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Dates extended for 2017 Alameda County Fair

The Alameda County Fair will run 20 full days in 2017. Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/11/28/dates-extended-for-2017-alameda-county-fair...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 29, 2016 at 11:53 am | 6 comments | 3932 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Pleasanton's Kaitlin Gallagher, Courage Award

Kaitlin Gallagher, 21, a senior at San Francisco State University, grew up in Pleasanton, enveloped in the love of her family...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by member, on Nov 28, 2016 at 9:55 am | 2 comments | 3464 Views

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Changes to FAFSA make it easier to apply for student aid

Do you have a high school senior who is knee deep in the college admissions process? Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/news/2016/11/09/changes-to-fafsa-mak...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2016
Last comment by MarshalBlake, on Nov 28, 2016 at 4:44 am | 2 comments | 2422 Views

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Where is Cook-Kalio's concession?

Most politicians or wannabe-politicans issue concession speeches, or statements, or tweets when the lose. Where's Cook-Callio's??...

Original post made by Wotcher on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by Sandy Piderit, on Nov 25, 2016 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 623 Views
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Livermore trustees demonstrating wisdom
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2017 guide to summer camps

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